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Re: moving email from fc4 to fc5 in evolution



On Sun, 2006-05-14 at 08:18 -0400, Stanley A. Klein wrote:
> On Sun, 2006-05-14 at 07:40 -0400, Gilboa Davara <gilboad gmail com>
> wrote:
> 
> > 
> > ------------------------------
> > 
> > Message: 8
> > Date: Sun, 14 May 2006 12:55:38 +0300
> > From: Gilboa Davara <gilboad gmail com>
> > Subject: Re: moving email from fc4 to fc5 in evolution
> > To: tim tmpco com, For users of Fedora Core releases
> > 	<fedora-list redhat com>
> > Message-ID: <1147600538 4531 9 camel gilboa-work-dev>
> > Content-Type: text/plain
> > 
> > On Sat, 2006-05-13 at 18:18 -0700, Timothy Payne wrote:
> > > I tried the import but it's only for other programs.  I'm afraid to just
> > > copy data from my fc4 machine to a new fc5 install on another machine
> > > and make a big mess.  I have the old data on the new machine in a
> > > separate directory.  Any suggestions on how and what data to copy over
> > > would be appreciated, I'm not clear on how Evolution stores data.
> > > 
> > > Thanks
> > > Tim...
> > > 
> > 
> > Hello Tim,
> > 
> > At least me in my experience (and YMMV) Evolution has been fully upgrade
> > safe.
> > I've been using it since 1.4.x on RH9/i386 and slowly upgraded it to 2.6
> > running on FC5/x86_64 without as much as a hiccup. (FC2, FC3 and FC4 on
> > the way).
> > 
> > I'd suggest you backup the .evolution directory in your home directory
> > to a CD/USB disk/etc and upgrade.
> > 
> > Gilboa
> > 
> 
> I was upgrading from FC3 to FC5.  When I went to import my inbox, with
> about 6 months of recent mail, Evolution crashed.  It didn't crash on
> other mail files of comparable size, just inbox.  I tried various things
> but it crashed repeatedly.  Luckily, I had a machine that I had left at
> FC3 until my other upgrades were completed.  I was able to bring up my
> email inbox on that machine and break it up into smaller pieces that I
> successfully imported.  
> 
> The crashes occurred in the very first part of the import, while
> Evolution was discovering the format of the mail file.
> 
> BTW, Evolution did not recognize my FC3 mail data and there was no way
> to point to it for multi-file import.  I had to do it as individual
> files.
> 
> 
> Stan Klein
> 

Ummm.... well... I may have been lucky, then ;)

Gilboa


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